JeepNewsNow Podcast Episode 3: Fast Comanche

Date 2011/6/14 3:41:30 | Topic: Miscellaneous

Mike Anello talks with Pete Lechtanski in this episode of the JeepNewsNow Podcast. Pete is a life-long Jeep guy who, over the past few years, has been working on the world’s fastest Jeep Comanche pickup. They discuss the early days of Comanche speed records, what it’s like to race against the clock at Bonneville Salt Flats, and what it takes to modify a Comanche for a world record speed. They also discuss various Jeep engines over the years, as well as what the future holds.

Five Stories

Comanche info at Allpar.com, the speed project, and JeepStrokers.com.
President Obama at Chrysler Toldeo Assembly - home of the Wrangler
Consumer Reports ranks the Liberty as last in small SUV fuel economy
New Wrangler “Rock Climbing” Commercial
Jeep sales up 55% in May compared to 2010

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